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Twitter wants to dominate the Social TV market over Facebook and acquires Social TV startup Trendrr

Twitter acquires social TV startup Trendrr and wants to dominate the SocialTV market over Facebook.
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No Google TV announcement during the Google IO Keynote

Google just finished the keynote that started their yearly Google I/O event and (as expected) there were no big announcements or updates for Google TV. But with Android 4.2.2 Google TV did receive the much needed update to compete with platforms
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Netflix Releases First Trailer of Arrested Development

Netflix will release all episodes of Arrested Development on May 26th. Watch the new trailer!
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YouTube Introduces Paid Channels for Content Partners

YouTube Introduces Paid Channels for Content Partners but will it be able to convince average YouTube users to pay? And are they competing with Hulu and Netflix?
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How YouTube’s Move to Professional Content Alienates Amateurs

YouTube is no longer a website with user generated videos but a database with professional content getting ready to compete with TV's ad dollars.
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ZoomTilt Wants to Bring Democracy to Quality Video Entertainment

Can indie TV making change an industry? The TV Reset Project want to connect independent artist with an online audience and create a platform that allows aspiring TV makers to produce a web TV series.
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Stats and figures from DMexco 2012: The use of the Second Screen in Germany

On September 12th the Digital Marketing Exposition and Conference (DMexco) was held in Cologne, Germany. DMexco is an international expo & conference for the digital industry with a focus on online marketing, (re)targeting, tracking, digital content, mobile marketing, and advertising. SmartTV:
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Kinect Nat Geo Kids – Television for Kids with Xbox360 Kinect integration (IBC 2012)

Microsoft and National Geographic worked together to create a new TV experience for kids by integrating Xbox360 Kinect technology with traditional Nat Geo Wild programming resulting in "Kinect Nat Geo TV".